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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
got this. >> do you have the specifics. >> look at what mitt romney--look at what ronald reagan and tip o'neill did. >> michael: i mean, as my friend cenk uygur would say, of course! the reagan defense. they've relyied on drawing a comparison to ronald reagan as well as one other president. >> it's been done before. >> it's never been done before. >> jack kennedy lowered tax-- >> now you're jack kennedy. >> if jack kennedy only knew how much he would come up in vice presidential debates i think paul ryan knew where that was going. i'm joined by erol lewis and thomas frank, thank you for sticking around and talking to us. you know in looking back at this it really taxes the way that they come up in these debates. the thing they're not talking about are mitt romney's taxes. the idea that they can look back and talk about taxes and ryan still getting caught with these lies and then the next day saying that's exactly what we meant to say. how does this work, errol. >> a promise has been made. a big broad promise has been made to splash taxes. it's estimated by a reasonable objective
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Oct 11, 2012 10:00pm PDT
have the specifics? do you know what you are doing? >> ryan: look at what ronald reagan and tip o'neill did. they worked together to lower tax rates and broaden the base and worked together to fix that. we're saying here is our framework, lower tax rates about 20% -- we forgo about $1.1 trillion in loop holes and deductions so what we're saying is deny those loophole and deductions to higher income taxpayers so more of their income is taxed -- >> biden: can i translate. >> ryan: so we can lower tax rates across the board -- >> biden: i hope i'm going to get time to respond -- >> you'll get time. >> ryan: we want to work on how to achieve this -- >> no specifics, then. >> ryan: lower tax rates 20%, start with the wealthy -- >> can you guarantee this math will add up. >> ryan: six studies have verified that this will add up -- >> vice president biden. >> biden: let me have a chance to translate. ronald reagan gave specifics to what he was going to cut number one in terms of tax expenditures. number two 90% of the small businesses in america make less than
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Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
question. >> since 1984 the percentage of unemployed has not gotten better like this since 1984 when ronald reagan was running in an election year. since january of this year until now 1.0% when reagan was running. what is important what can the democrats do with this number? the republicans have been getting bad numbers and doing nothing with them. romney has not been able to turn those numbers into currency on the campaign trail and for him not to turn something to currency is big. the president needs to do that, and then it becomes very important. i believe it fades a little bit because there will be more of them. >> cenk: michael, we appreciate it. i think the jobs numbers are more important than the debate. people will wake up, see that unemployment number and be encouraged. going forward if i was president obama i would do something else entirely. >> um, um, and hum. >> cenk: when we come back i'm going in a different direction. already, later in the program serious story about milwaukee police and abuse that led to a detainee's death. >> i watched that tape one time, and i can't watc
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Oct 12, 2012 3:00am PDT
never been done before. >> it has been done a couple of times, jack kennedy increased growth, ronald reagan -- >> oh now you are jack kennedy? [ laughter ] >> bill: joe didn't have to say you are no jack kennedy, congressman. he didn't have to, because everybody knew what he was referring to. and have to give kudoses to martha raddatz. overall she was aggressive. she didn't lose control. she raised the right topics. asked good questions. followed through with good questions. great job, martha. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." ♪ (vo) during the debates, it's hard to know what candidates are thinking. unless, of course you've stood at the podium yourself. with governors granholm, spitzer, and vice president gore, watch the only truly experienced presidential debate coverage. ♪ >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." >> bill: here we go. thirtity-three minutes after the hour. it is friday october 12th. this is the day i have been telling you about. right after the show hopping on us air to go down to ashville north carolina. we'll have a big political
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
done before jack kennedy, and ronald reagan -- >> oh now your jack kennedy. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: mike in texas. >> caller: hi, how are you doing? >> stephanie: good, go ahead. >> caller: i was watching cnn yesterday, and i thought that ryan had as much time as joe biden did to i guess speak his point across and i -- i -- the way i see this republicans say joe biden was being rude i say -- >> stephanie: on fox news when you hear rude it's charlie sheen speak for, winning. >> caller: yeah, exactly. if he is going to keep low beating ryan, because he doesn't answer the questions. >> stephanie: yeah exactly. hi, greg. >> caller: hey first time caller, really enjoy your show. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: all morning long on the cable networks the only thing they could talk about is joe biden smiling and smirking. i'm a political junky and if you watch that closely, every time joe biden smiles was only when mr. ryan was lying. >> stephanie: exactly. and every time joe biden smiles an angel gets its wings. >> charlie pierce wrote a piece and he ended it with
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
gonistic. he didn't say ten words without mentioning ronald reagan. but stale message, just a typical republican campaign and i think virginia has heard enough of this. >> stephanie: take a listen to bill clinton yesterday. >> i thought . . . wow. [ laughter ] >> here is old moderate mitt. [ laughter ] >> where you been boy? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: he president has to get a little of that mojo going into the next debate don't you think? >> oh, absolutely. i would just turn to him and say who are you? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: barack obama is a human being just like the rest of us. he is president of the united states, and debating you know, is a difficult thing. do i think he was prepared? no, i do not. but he made some mistakes there, but he is going to clean it up -- >> stephanie: yeah. mudcat how much do you think joe biden will be able to clean up tonight. obviously now that it has been so fact checked and there have been so many egregious outright statements. is joe biden going to be able to come at paul ryan with that? >> oh, yeah. it's his nature to go afte
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